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1aquatic

adjective aquat·ic \ə-ˈkwä-tik, -ˈkwa-\

: living or found in or near water

: of or relating to the animals and plants that live in or near water

: done in or on water

Full Definition of AQUATIC

1
:  growing or living in or frequenting water <aquatic mosquito larvae>
2
:  taking place in or on water <aquatic sports>
aquat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of AQUATIC

  1. <a lifelong fascination with sharks and other fearsome aquatic creatures>

First Known Use of AQUATIC

1610

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

2aquatic

noun

Definition of AQUATIC

1
:  an aquatic animal or plant
2
plural but sing or plural in constr :  water sports

First Known Use of AQUATIC

circa 1600

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra
AQUATIC Defined for Kids

aquatic

adjective aquat·ic \ə-ˈkwä-tik, -ˈkwa-\

Definition of AQUATIC for Kids

:  growing, living, or done in water <aquatic animals>
Medical Dictionary

aquatic

adjective aquat·ic \ə-ˈkwät-ik, -ˈkwat-\

Medical Definition of AQUATIC

:  growing or living in or frequenting water <aquatic mosquito larvae>

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